Aug 28

Youth at the eye of the innovation storm

By Action Setaka Innovation has always been the foundation and centre of focus for ACTIVATE!. This innovation has been defined by ability to come with well thought and sustainable ideas to the problem of society. It is a concept which is now widely used by many Activators when they define who they are. To me, …


Aug 23

Dunmore Sana- A trailblazer on a global platform

By Zilungile Athenjwa Zimela It is not every day that a passionate young person at the height of their 20’s  from the heart of Africa – Zimbabwe, residing in South Africa, gets a once in a lifetime opportunity of rubbing shoulders with the world’s finest young leaders. One would even go as far as saying; …



Aug 22

#ActivateSIS Launch

In 2017, ACTIVATE! participated in the SA Innovation Summit (SAIS) and as a result of our presence and impact last year, ACTIVATE! returns as an official partner to the summit, hosting Africa’s first Social Innovation Summit (SIS). ACTIVATE! believes that social innovation is a tool that young people can use to empower and help communities. …



Aug 14

2x Call Centre Agents for Recruitment of Activators

Opportunity closing date: Saturday 18 August 2018 Employment: Fixed term from 1 September to 14 December 2018 Siyashesha Leadership Incubator NPC is a non-profit, dynamic organization that develops skills, builds opportunity and connects young leaders from across South Africa through the Activate programme. These incumbent will be reporting to the: Recruitment Coordinator at Head Office …


Aug 14

Tribute to Africa’s 2nd Saint

Imagining Women Inclusion for Women’s month By Koketso Marishane Once upon a time there was a lass named Manche Masemola, and she stood her ground in her conviction for social, cultural and religious justice. In her final words as a teenager, she said briefly: “I will be baptised with my blood”. To date, the world …



Aug 10

Activator Sindisa Qeqe building Sisterhood Heroines in De Aar.

Wherever she is present, 2018 Activator Sindisa Qeqe is not only heard but felt. With a survival story that she uses to empower other women. On the 4th of August, she hosted an info expo for local learners and had fellow 2018 Activator, Neo Mogoje, there to represent the A! network. “The aim of the event,” …


Aug 3

Singayisusa Nanini Na!

By Kanyisa Kayise Booi On the 01 August 2018, I was in the front lines of #thetotalshutdown march that sought to bring the country to a standstill, to bring to an end to “the purging of womxn in Southern Africa and to stop Gender Based Violence towards womxn, children and the LGBTQIA community”. The struggle …


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